Can an apartment complex start charging for parking? 5 Answers as of December 13, 2013

When I signed my lease last April (1 year) I was given two free parking passes. Now the complex wants to start charging me, and limiting where the second car can park (far away). I need the second space to stay as it is. What can I do?

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Stuart P Gelberg
Stuart P Gelberg | Stuart P Gelberg
Read the lease. You may not have been guaranteed a free parking spot.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 12/13/2013
BREEN LAW | John E Breen
The lease determines the rights of a tenant to parking.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 12/11/2013
Peters Law, PLLC
Peters Law, PLLC | Mark T. Peters, Sr.
If the spaces were designated in the lease, you take the lease to them and tell them no. If it was only understood and not part of the lease agreement, start looking for a new apartment.
Answer Applies to: Idaho
Replied: 12/11/2013
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC | John F Brennan
See an attorney to read the lease which will be in effect until the end of it term, unless there is a provision to the contrary you agreed to.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 12/11/2013
Law Office of Richard Winkler | Richard Winkler
If your lease says you have free parking then the landlord is responsible for any charges you may incur.
Answer Applies to: Rhode Island
Replied: 12/11/2013
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